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Alexander Rossi completes another positive race at Japanese GP

Sunday, September 27, 2015 4:06AM

Suzuka International Racing Course
Sunday 27 September 2015

ROSSI   Chassis 03   P18  1:41.467 

Alexander Rossi completed another strong race weekend with the Manor Marussia F1 Team, contributing to help notch up the team's tenth two-car finish of the season today in the 2015 Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka. On a relatively attrition-free day, in which all 20 cars were classified, Rossi ended the 53 lap race in 18th position, ahead of his team-mate Will Stevens in 19th place, and in a reversal of their starting positions. 

Alexander Rossi debuts at 2015 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix

Sunday, September 20, 2015 1:59PM

Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore
Sunday 20 September 2015

ROSSI   Chassis 03   P14  1:55.312 

Alexander Rossi made his Formula 1 race debut and contributed to the Manor Marussia F1 Team’s second best combined race result of the season in the 2015 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix. Alexander ended the gruelling night race at the Marina Bay Street Circuit in 14th position, with his team-mate Will Stevens crossing the line in 15th place.

The weekend began with a tough opening day of running on Friday, which saw track time shortened after a brief encounter with the unforgiving walls of the...


Wednesday, September 16, 2015 12:02PM

Marina Bay Circuit, Singapore
Wednesday 16 September 2015, 23.00hrs SGT (Singapore) / 16.00hrs BST (Banbury, UK) / 08.00hrs PDT (California)

The Manor Marussia F1 Team is pleased to announce that it has signed Alexander Rossi as Race Driver for five of the seven remaining rounds of the 2015 season, competing alongside Will Stevens. He will make his Grand Prix debut at this weekend’s 2015 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix.

Alexander is the first American Formula 1 driver since Scott Speed competed in 2007. The 23 year old, from Nevada City in California, is currently lying in second place in the...

Alexander Rossi takes consecutive win in epic Italian Feature Race

Saturday, September 05, 2015 10:31AM

Alexander Rossi drove a sensational Feature Race this afternoon in Monza to take his second, and consecutive, win of the 2015 season. Starting from P8 on the grid, the American completed a brilliant drive in an incident packed race, and battled his way to the top step of the podium with a careful, measured and, above all, skilful drive. 

After a tricky qualifying session, Alexander lined up in P8 on the grid knowing he had everything to do to close the gap to Stoffel Vandoorne and be in a position to fight for a podium. As the lights went out Alexander initially lost a place to Marciello however quickly regained the place, also passing Pic, Stanaway and Haryanto during the course of the lap to rise up to 5th, and right...

Alexander Rossi Wins in Spa

Sunday, August 23, 2015 11:52AM

Alexander Rossi claimed his first victory, and fifth podium of the year, in an incredible final race in Spa-Francorchamps. Starting from third on the grid, the American Driver made a phenomenal start to take the lead, and maintained P1 throughout the intense race to bring home his first victory for the Racing Engineering team. Alexander now moves back up to second place in the Driver Championship rankings, closing the gap to current leader Stoffel Vandoorne as the 2015 race season heads towards to final few races of the year. 

Friday’s practice session in Spa took place under unusually warm conditions at the iconic circuit, with air and track temperatures of...

Meet Alexander Inside the Legends Club in Austin and Mexico City

Saturday, August 22, 2015 12:33PM

Get the exclusive opportunity to meet Alexander Rossi inside the Legends Club with Official Ticket Packages to this year’s United States Grand Prix in Austin, TX, and the Gran Premio de Mexico in Mexico City! The Legends Club, presented by Circuit of The Americas Experiences and Gran Premio de Mexico VIP, will host a variety of events during the F1™ weekend in Austin and Mexico City. Open for events includingThe Redline Party in Austin,  Lunch with a...

A tough weekend for Alexander Rossi and Racing Engineering in Hungary

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:36AM

Alexander Rossi leaves the sixth round of competition in the 2015 GP2 Series third in the driver rankings after a very difficult weekend at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary.

Friday's practice and qualifying session were met with typically sunny and hot conditions with air and track temperatures of 29C and 49C respectively. For practice, Alexander was one of the first out of pit lane and with the knowledge that overtaking is particularly difficult at the Hungaroring circuit, the emphasis was placed on a good set up for qualifying and race grid position.

Alexander immediately set a lap of 1:30.986s to sit in fourth before improving his time to a 1:29.971s. All cars ran on the Pirelli P Zero White medium compound...

Alexander Rossi 2nd in Silverstone

Monday, July 06, 2015 1:29AM

Alexander Rossi once more showcased his race talent and consistency as the GP2 Series season ranking battle continued in Silverstone, set against the backdrop of the classic British Grand Prix. A phenomenal drive saw him finish the main GP2 Series Feature Race in second place after some sensational overtaking maneuvers, and further points in the Sprint Race ensure that Alexander remains in P2 in the driver rankings, with the gap to Stoffel Vandoorne closing. 

The sun was out at the classic British circuit for the first day's running, with air and track temperatures of 21°C and 41°C respectively for the 45 minute morning practice session. Alexander was once more one of the first to take to the...

Alexander Rossi maintains 2nd place in the GP2 Series driver ranking

Monday, June 22, 2015 5:46AM

An unlucky weekend at the Red Bull Ring in Austria leaves Alexander Rossi just short of claiming yet more podiums, however maintaining his second place position in the battle for the GP2 Series driver title. With brake issues and early contact compromising both the Feature and Sprint races, Alexander showcased his talent and determination by fighting back up the grid to bring home more valuable points for him and the team. 

The first session of the weekend at the Red Bull Ring started slowly, with Alexander returning to the pits following his installation lap after discovering a shifting problem. However once he rejoined the practice session, he immediately showcased the pace potential of the car, setting a time of...

Alaska Coffee Roasting Extends Partnership with Team Rossi Motorsports

Friday, June 19, 2015 1:08AM

Team Rossi Motorsports, LLC, the managing company for the American driver, Alexander Rossi are proud to announce their partnership extension with Alaska Coffee Roasting.

Alexander Rossi, the 2012 – 2014 Official Reserve Driver for the Caterham and Marussia F1 Teams, is currently 2nd in the GP2 Series driver rankings, and is racing for the multiple championship winning team, Racing Engineering. 

Founded in 1994, the Alaska based boutique coffee company is known for its quality and craft of some of the finest coffee in the world. Alaska Coffee Roasting has been a partner of Alexander Rossi since the end of 2007 and will...